Best teams at Birmingham 2022
The 11th edition of The World Games held in Birmingham, Alabama can justifiably lay claim to be the best edition of the multi-sport celebration ever held. An unprecedented three-quarters of the nations competing enjoyed podium success, and multiple competitors rewrote the history books with astonishing performances. I would go so far as to claim that the American city was privileged to see the greatest collection of athletes ever assembled for any edition of The World Games.
WADA Observers praise TWG 2022 for Anti-Doping Programme
The World Anti-Doping Agency WADA has now presented the report of its Independent Observer (IO) team at The World Games in Birmingham 2022, USA (7 to 17 July 2022). In a press release from WADA, Matthew Koop, Head of the Observer Group states: "The team would like to commend the International Testing Agency and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for their efforts in running a strong anti-doping program, as well as the International World Games Association for organising a successful edition of the Games." It was the first time that WADA accompanied an edition of The World Games with an observer team.